Wed., February 3, 2010 6:16pm (EST)

Georgia's Uninsured Depend On Weak Safety Net
By Susanna Capelouto
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Updated: 4 years ago

ATLANTA  —  
1.7 Million Georgians do not have health insurance. (Image courtesy of: Andrew Brookes/CORBIS)
1.7 Million Georgians do not have health insurance. (Image courtesy of: Andrew Brookes/CORBIS)
About 1.7 million Georgians don’t have health insurance.

That’s about 18 percent of the state's population. When they get sick, they depend on a health safety net, which is costly and stretched thin. Listen to Susanna Capelouto's report.